Ruth Bellinfante, 88, of Pompton Plains, died Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Chilton Memorial Hospital in Pompton Plains.
Born in Sterling, Ruth was the daughter of Fritz and Lena Gethmann. Marrying Frank Bellinfante, the couple settled in Oakland and together raised a son and a daughter.
In addition to caring for her family, Ruth worked as a Nurse, employed by Bergen Pines Nursing Home for many years.
She is lovingly survived by her son, Frank and his wife Rosemarie; and her daughter, Carolyn Carney; her grandchildren, Danielle Syracuse and her husband Albert, Dawn Bellinfante, Rose Mott and her husband Martin, and Lilia Rucki and her husband Richie; as well as her great-grandchildren, Paulina and Shelby Syracuse, Cynthia Veith, and Nevaeha and Aviana Rucki. She was predeceased by her husband Frank in 1987 and her son-in-law, Robert Carney.
Visiting hours will be Friday from 4-7 pm at the funeral home. A funeral service will be held 11 am Saturday, also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Maryrest Cemetery in Mahwah.
In lieu of flowers donations to Doctors Without Borders or the Community Food Bank of NJ in Ruth's memory would be greatly appreciated by the Bellinfante family.